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  1. Accessing Community Health Resources

  2. Community Health Resources:any person or place available in the area where you live that helps keep you healthy • What different types of health resources are available in your community?

  3. Resources • Al-a-Teen/Al-Anon: groups for family members who live with an alcoholic • Children’s Protective Services : agency that deals w/ issues of child neglect and abuse • March of Dimes: Supports research for birth defects • Suicide Hot Line: support for those who may be thinking of committing suicide • St. David’s Foundation • Seton Healthcare Family

  4. County Mental Health Services: • American Red Cross • Salvation Army • Women’s Crisis Center • Planned Parenthood: delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide . • Under Age Drinking Prevention Program: create a community consensus that underage drinking is illegal, unhealthy, and unacceptable.

  5. Expanded Family Nutrition Extension Program: providing food and nutrition education to vulnerable limited resource families and youth • No Kidding Program/Urban Roots: sustainable agriculture to transform the lives of young people and increase access to healthy food. • Nutrition First: USDA child care food program • Soup kitchens/food pantries/Sustainable Food Center • United Way